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Todd Rosenbaum

Associate

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+1.212.692.6819

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Todd maintains a diverse litigation practice, encompassing a wide range of general commercial litigation, securities litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government enforcement matters, as well as internal investigations. He has been an integral member of teams representing clients at the trial and appellate court levels, as well as in domestic arbitration.

Todd has a strong commitment to the firm’s pro bono effort, and represents clients in a variety of immigration and other matters in addition to serving on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Todd is also a member of the firm's Sports & Entertainment, E-Discovery, and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice groups.

Todd recently completed an external rotation with the New York City Law Department Corporation Counsel, where he represented the City in several lawsuits involving tort claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Todd was a legal fellow at the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law and Advocacy. There, he co-authored an article about reforms to the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act and drafted amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the National Vaccine Information Center. Todd also was a health policy intern at Make the Road New York and focused on issues regarding language access laws and regulations in the city and state. Todd was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2010.

During law school, Todd was a notes editor for the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy and chair of the Health Law Society. Prior to law school, he was a Teach For America corps member and taught upper elementary school in East Harlem.

Education

  • New York University (JD)
  • Pace University (MS, Childhood Education)
  • University of Virginia (BA)

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Represented professional basketball franchise in intra-league dispute, securing favorable settlement outcome.
  • Successfully appealed decision dismissing investment funds’ action for legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty against former counsel.
  • Conducted Audit Committee investigation into improper revenue recognition activities at public life sciences company.
  • Conducted internal investigation into payroll fraud, accounting fraud, and FCPA violations at public company with retail operations throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
  • Represents the world’s largest stock transfer company in securities and contract litigations.
  • Represents diverse financial companies in litigation proceedings concerning losses related to a Eurobond default.
  • Successfully defended companies in numerous industries against putative class actions alleging website inaccessibility and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Pro Bono

  • Secured asylum victory in Immigration Court appeal for client whose affirmative asylum application was denied because he had missed the one-year filing deadline.
  • Successfully petitioned for teenage client, who was in removal proceedings, to receive Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and obtain Lawful Permanent Residence.
  • Represented leading environmental organizations, including the Sierra Club, in constitutional litigation brought against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and other state agencies to prevent exploratory drilling in New York’s Adirondack Forest Preserve.

Recognition & Awards

  • Kids In Need of Defense: Pro Bono Spotlight Attorney (2019)
  • New York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program: Pro Bono Service Award (2014)
  • Second Place, Epstein Becker & Green Health Law Writing Competition (2011)
  • New York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program: Pro Bono Service Award (2014)

Involvement

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Recent Insights

News & Press

Viewpoints

Under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq., if a District Court compels arbitration of all of the claims that are before it, and thereupon dismisses the suit, its order compelling arbitration is final and appealable; but if the District Court stays the suit, its order compelling arbitration is “non-final” and not immediately appealable.

News & Press

Mintz Associate Todd Rosenbaum was featured in a “Pro Bono Attorney Spotlight” column published by KIND, a nonprofit organization that aims to provides protection for unaccompanied children who enter the U.S. immigration system alone and ensure that no child appears in immigration court without representation, for his significant contributions to multiple pro bono cases involving unaccompanied minors, and his commitment to pro bono work overall.